Expropriation without compensation: This is the legal framework – Professor Elmien du Plessis

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Announcements | No Comments

E-mail: *protected email* Curriculum Vitae of Professor Elmien du  Plessis:   http://news.nwu.ac.za/sites/news.nwu.ac.za/files/CV%20WJ%20du%20Plessis%20February%202017.pdf https://www.huffingtonpost.co.za/elmien-du-plessis/expropriation-without-compensation-this-is-the-legal-framework_a_23371947/ Elmien (WJ) du Plessis is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at the North-West University, South Africa. She holds BA (International relations), LLB and LLD degrees from the University of Stellenbosch. She obtained her doctorate on Compensation for Expropriation under the […]

Is expropriation without compensation really the answer? Dr EJ Marais shares his views

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Announcements | No Comments

Dr EJ Marais University of Johannesburg E-mail: *protected email* https://www.litnet.co.za/onteiening-sonder-vergoeding-werklik-die-antwoord/#1  Dr EJ (Ernst) Marais, an alumnus of the South African Research Chair in Property Law, Stellenbosch University, joined the Law Faculty at the University of Johannesburg as a senior lecturer in 2014, where he teaches property law. He previously completed two post-doctoral research fellowships, one […]

SARCPL group for 2014

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Announcements | No Comments

The SARCPL group for 2014 has been selected in principle. No new postgraduate positions were advertised since there is no funding available for 2014, but arrangements could nevertheless be made to accommodate the group as indicated below. Despite 8 LLB bursaries being available, only four candidates were selected from the 13 applications received. The list […]

Day Seminar: Credit and the Constitution – The Opperman case

Posted by on Jun 7, 2013 in Announcements, Event reports | No Comments

The South African Research Chair in Property Law, Stellenbosch University (SARCPL) is proud to announce that it will host a Day Seminar on “Credit and the Constitution”. The focus will be on the National Credit Act and constitutional property law, especially with regard to the implications of the recent Constitutional Court judgment of National Credit […]

Ms Elsabé van der Sijde awarded Juta’s Book Prize

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Announcements, Uncategorized | No Comments

At the Recognition of Achievement Ceremony that was held on 3 April 2013, Ms Elsabé van der Sijde was awarded the Juta’s Book Prize for her outstanding results in the LLM degree at the Law Faculty of the University of Pretoria for 2012. Ms Van der Sijde received the LLM degree from UP on 18 […]

Visiting Professors to the SARCPL

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in Announcements, Event reports | No Comments

The weekly seminars scheduled for the month of March will focus on real security rights, especially with regard to the impact of the National Credit Act and the application of subsidiarity principles. Experts in this field of law recently visited the SARCPL. In the first week of March Professor Lienne Steyn from the University of […]

Mr Richard Shay awarded medal for the best results in the LLM degree in the Law Faculty for 2012

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Announcements, Event reports | No Comments

During the graduation ceremony of 11 March 2013 it was announced that Mr Richard Shay was awarded the medal for the best results in the LLM degree in the Law Faculty for 2012, based on the high marks (average 83%) he was awarded by the two examiners (both external) of his LLM thesis, entitled Users’ […]

March seminars on Real Security

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Announcements | No Comments

The seminars scheduled for 4-20 March will focus on Real Security. Two visiting academics, Professor Lienne Steyn from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Professor Gerrit Pienaar from the North West University, will be presenting seminars on this topic. Members of the Chair, including postdoctoral fellow Dr Reghard Brits, will also present some of the seminars. The […]

New students for 2013

Posted by on Jan 29, 2013 in Announcements | No Comments
New students for 2013

Three LLD and two LLM students joined the SARCPL this year. Elsabe van der Sjide (left), Priviledge Dhliwayo (center) and Lizette Grobler (second right)  are the new doctoral candidates.  Nhlanhla (Lucky) Sono (second left) and Sonja van Niekerk (right) joined as LLM students. Elsabe completed her LLB at the University of Stellenbosch and her LLM […]

2012 Graduation ceremony

Posted by on Dec 14, 2012 in Announcements | No Comments

At the graduation ceremony on 13 December 6 postgraduate students from the SARCPL received their degrees, 4 LLD and 2 LLM. Read more